Katharine Hayes

about 1801–before 17 September 1874 (Age 73)
Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Katharine

When Katharine Hayes was born about 1801, in Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hayes, was 25 and her mother, Abegail Lester, was 19. She married Joseph Wooley on 8 October 1820, in Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died before 17 September 1874, in Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wooley
1791–1866
Katharine Hayes
1801–1874
Marriage: 8 October 1820
Jane Wooley
1821–1896
Sarah Woolley
1823–
John Wooley
1828–
Ann Wooley
1831–
William Wooley
1833–
Thomas Woolley
1835–
Charles Woolley
1837–1851
Mary Woolley
1840–
Eliza Wooley
1842–

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Wooley

    Male1791–1866Male

    Female1801–1874Female

MARRIAGE
8 October 1820
Long Whatton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

    Jane Wooley

    Female1821–1896Female

    Sarah Woolley

    Female1823–Female

    John Wooley

    Male1828–Male

    Ann Wooley

    Female1831–Female

    William Wooley

    Male1833–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 0

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 14

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 22

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAodha ‘descendant of Aodh’, a personal name meaning ‘fire’ ( compare McCoy ). In some cases, especially in County Wexford, the surname is of English origin (see below), having been taken to Ireland by the Normans.2 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Devon and Worcestershire, so called from the plural of Middle English hay ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1), or a topographic name from the same word.3 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Dorset, Greater London (formerly in Kent and Middlesex), and Worcestershire, so called from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’, or a topographic name from the same word.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Katharine Wooley in household of Joseph Wooley, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Catherine Woolley in household of Joseph Woolley, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Cathe in entry for John Woolley, "England, Leicestershire Parish Registers, 1533-1991"

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